Winnipeg’s Jonathan Toews reveals what sidelined him for 2020-21 NHL season – Winnipeg

For months the hockey world — and much more, followers in Chicago and Winnipeg — had been deeply involved concerning the trigger, or causes, that led to Jonathan Toews’ having to take the 2020-21 NHL season off.

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On Wednesday morning the Blackhawks captain and Winnipegger revealed the problems he was coping with through his Twitter account.

“I wasn’t too vocal about the things I went through this year. I appreciate the understanding and support and wanted to share this message on where I’m at,” he tweeted, together with a video.

He revealed {that a} situation recognized as continual immune response syndrome compelled him to overlook this complete previous NHL season.

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In the video Toews is seen understanding with a number of of his teammates at a follow rink and indicated the expectation is he will likely be again taking part in within the NHL subsequent season. “I’m excited to get back to the United Center and play. Just go out there and have fun. I think my best is going to come through and I’m excited to get back in front of the fans.”

The University of North Dakota product was the third total choose by Chicago within the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and has spent his complete 13-12 months NHL profession within the Windy City. The now 33-12 months-outdated middle was named captain of the Blackhawks in the summertime of 2008 and on the time turned the third-youngest participant in league historical past to be given the “C”.

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Toews performed for the Winnipeg Warriors U15 AAA group earlier than heading to Shattuck-St. Mary’s Prep in Faribault, Minn. He spent two seasons there previous to becoming a member of UND for the next two years.

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Toews has performed an integral function in serving to Chicago seize three Stanley Cups in a six-season span from 2010-15 and has additionally been a part of Team Canada Gold Medal successful groups on the World Juniors in 2006 and ’07 in addition to the 2010 and 2014 Vancouver and Sochi Olympics.

Toews will go into the 2021-22 season because the sixth all-time main scorer in Chicago franchise historical past with 345-470-815 in 943 video games performed.

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